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The Burning Soil Movie Poster

The Burning Soil (1922)

The film follows tells the story of a struggle over a plot of petroleum-rich land. Considered lost until 1978, the film was discovered to have been owned by an Italian priest who organized screenings in mental hospitals. A restoration of the film was made with the assistance of French director Eric Rohmer.

Directing:
  • F.W. Murnau

Writing:
  • Thea von Harbou
  • Willy Haas
  • Arthur Rosen

Stars:
Release Date: 1922-03-03
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  • Country: DE
  • Language: en
  • Runtime: 110
Eduard von Winterstein
Eduard von Wi...
Graf Rudenburg / Count Rudenburg
Werner Krauss
Werner Krauss
Der alte Rog / Old Rog
Eugen Klöpfer
Eugen Klöpfer
Peter Rog
Stella Arbenina
Stella Arbeni...
Helga, Rudenburgs zweite Frau / Helga, Rudenburg's 2nd wife
Alfred Abel
Alfred Abel
Ludwig von Lellewel
Vladimir Gajdarov
Vladimir Gajd...
Johannes Rog
Lya De Putti
Lya De Putti
Gerda, Rudenburgs Tochter / Gerda, Rudenburg's daughter